Presidency University Kolkata Announces PhD Admission Feb 2023 for 194 Seats

Presidency University, a public state university in Kolkata, has announced PhD Admission for February 2023 Cycle.

Online Applications are invited from UGC or UGC – CSIR NET / NET – LS or DBT-BET (only for Institute of Health Sciences) or ICMR-NET (only for Institute of Health Sciences) qualified candidates for admission to the Ph.D. Programme of Presidency University in various departments/school/institute for the session 2022-2023 commencing from February 2023.

PhD Programmes are available in 13 subjects. The total vacant PhD seats are 194.

Eligibility Conditions: a) Candidates for admission to the PhD program shall have a Master’s degree with at least 55% of marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade. A relaxation of 5% of marks or an equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/ Person with Disability (PwD) as per UGC guidelines.

  1. b) UGC or UGC-CSIR NET/NET-LS qualified. DBT-BET qualified candidates are eligible to apply for Biotechnology only.

Key Dates:

Start date for applying online : 23 December 2022

Start date for online payment : 23 December 2022 Last date for applying online :9th January, 2023 (till 4pm) Last date for online payment : 9 January, 2023 (till 5pm)

Last Date for receiving Hardcopy of the application :16 January, 2023

List Departments where vacant PhD seats  available:

Name of SubjectsNo of Seats

Bengali -03

History –08


Chemistry -24

Geology -25


Life Sciences -28


Economics- 17

Mathematics- 24

Statistics- 07

Institute of Health Sciences -18

Astrophysics -07

Total Seats: 194

Selection Procedure: All eligible candidates will have to appear at an interview / test (may be in online mode), conducted by the Departmental Ph.D. Selection Committees of the University. In interview, the candidates will be expected to discuss their research interests.

For eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should visit the official website of Presidency University Kolkata.

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